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60-516. Actions originating in another state. Where the cause of action has arisen in another state or country and by the laws of the state or country where the cause of action arose an action cannot be maintained thereon by reason of lapse of time, no action can be maintained thereon in this state except in favor of one who is a resident of this state and who has held the cause of action from the time it accrued.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-516; L. 1970, ch. 236, § 1; July 1.

Source or prior law:

G.S. 1868, ch. 80, § 22; L. 1870, ch. 87, § 1; L. 1909, ch. 182, § 21; R.S. 1923, 60-310.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Some Reflections on the Kansas Borrowing Statute," Robert L. Driscoll, 17 K.L.R. 437 (1969).

Question as to whether or not this section, as amended, is in violation of the fourteenth amendment to the U.S. constitution, Robert F. Bennett, 39 J.B.A.K. 107, 178 (1970).

"Kansas' New Foreign Judgments Act," Robert Fowks, 40 J.B.A.K. 187, 190 (1971).

"Survey of Kansas Law: Civil Procedure," 29 K.L.R. 449 471 (1981).

"Conflict of Laws in Kansas: A Guide to Navigating the Dismal Swamp," Terri Savely Bezek, 71 J.K.B.A. No. 8, 21 (2002).

CASE ANNOTATIONS

Prior law cases, see G.S. 1949, 60-310 and the 1961 Supp. thereto.

1. Law of forum governs as to limitation of actions, including any exceptions to this general rule. Green v. Kensinger, 199 K. 220, 223, 224, 226, 227, 429 P.2d 95.

2. Statute governs filing under uniform enforcement of foreign judgments act. Alexander Construction Co. v. Weaver, 3 K.A.2d 298, 301, 594 P.2d 248.

3. Time limit for registering foreign judgment begins to run when judgment rendered, not when cause arose. Worthington v. Miller, 11 K.A.2d 396, 399, 400, 727 P.2d 928 (1986).

4. Whether section may be used to extend Kansas limitations period to make timely an action barred by Kansas law examined. Muzingo v. Vaught, 18 K.A.2d 823, 825, 826, 827, 859 P.2d 977 (1993).

5. On certified question, section does not borrow foreign state's saving statute preempting Kansas law. Goldsmith v. Learjet, Inc., 260 K. 176, 177, 180, 917 P.2d 810 (1996).

6. Kansas borrowing statute does not borrow foreign state's savings statute. Goldsmith v. Learjet, Inc., 90 F.3d 1490, 1492 (1996).

7. State borrowing statute would not bar insurer's claim even if it arose in another state. Employers Reinsurance v. Jefferson Pilot Financial, 176 F.Supp.2d 1183, 1188 (2001).

8. Kansas saving statute applied to second personal injury diversity action where first action filed in state where injury occurred. Garcia v. International Elevator Co. Inc., 358 F.3d 777, 779 (2004).


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